Job Opening: Communications Assistant

Part-time Communications Assistant 

HIF is looking to hire a part-time communications assistant in March 2020. This position is a critical addition to the foundation’s management team and is ideal for an organized person with strong writing skills, a knack for social media and graphic design, residing in the DC area who prefers to work primarily remotely.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and daily management of HIF’s social media strategy
  • Assist in audience engagement and growth on HIF’s social media platforms
  • Draft and edit monthly and quarterly print and online newsletters
  • Create new content and update HIF’s website on a weekly basis
  • Assist in the creation of infographics, and other multimedia content
  • Provide photographic event coverage and recaps for internal and external purposes of HIF programs
  • Assist in augmenting HIF’s recruiting base for scholarship programs and coordinate alumni outreach efforts
  • Design and manage the branding and communications strategy behind soon to be launched programs

Education:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.
Required Experience and Qualifications:
  • One to three years of professional experience in a communications or non-profit setting;
  • Must possess excellent writing skills both in English and in Hungarian, strong oral communication skills, solid organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, balance multiple projects at once, and proactively identify opportunities to advance HIF’s message.
  • The position demands a thorough understanding of and commitment to the unique mission and goals of HIF.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the following qualifications:
  • Video editing and graphic design skills
  • Familiarity with WordPress
  • Experience in management of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn)

Salary:

$30,000 –  20 hours per week

Please send applications with Cover Letter and full CV to hif@hungaryfoundation.org ATTN: Executive Director Anna Smith Lacey.